Known for its pungent smell, Garlic has a lot of heart-defying benefits as it relates to supporting people with hypertension and diabetes. For the former, it lowers high blood pressure, protects arteries from stiffening, and reduces the risk of stroke. It also boosts the production of white blood cells while also deterring colds and flu.

HERBAL ACTIONS/PROPERTIES: antihelmintic, antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, antispasmodic, carminative, expectorant

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